The orchestra usually performs two or three concerts per season. We perform with established and up-and-coming soloists – our collaborations have included Robin Ireland, Ben Gregor-Smith, Chloe Saywell and Anthony Thompson.

Forthcoming Events:

Classical Gospel collaboration – the orchestra is to perform a joint concert with a local gospel choir to include specially-composed music for orchestra and choir by JoAnne Sibanda, 31st March 2019

Winter Concert 2019 – Our winter concert will be on Saturday 26th January 2019 and include Rodrigo’s ever-popular guitar concerto, and a number of uplifting popular classics.

Janet Altman Composing Competition – the deadline for entries has now passed and the winning entries will be performed in the Summer 2019 concert.

Past Events:

Orchestra Reunion Event – orchestra members past and present celebrated the orchestra’s 40th year

Summer Concert 2018 – this included the premiere of Matthew Leese’s Easy Piano Concerto

Winter Concert 2018 – we performed a great selection of classics from Baroque to the 20th Century

Somme 100 Film performance – the orchestra performed Laura Rossi’s score for the 1916 film The Battle of the Somme.

Summer Concert 2017 – in a Russian and Soviet-themed concert we performed Arutunian’s Trumpet Concerto and Tchaikovsky’s Fifth Symphony. This concert also celebrated the orchestra’s 40th year.

Endcliffe Orchestra at Classical Sheffield 2017 – the orchestra performed three recent compositions by aspiring Sheffield composers in the Winter Gardens as part of the Classical Sheffield festival

Winter Concert 2017, “Last Night of the Proms” – a great medley of popular classics, with soprano Chloe Saywell

recording of Happy Melancholy – The orchestra recorded new orchestral work Happy Melancholy

Summer Concert 2016 – Our Summer Concert was on Saturday 2nd July at St Luke’s Church, Lodge Moor, Sheffield. Orchestra viola player Lindsay Aitkenhead was the soloist in Berlioz’s Harold in Italy

Winter Concert 2016 – The orchestra performed Dvorak’s ever-popular New World Symphony, works by Verdi and Grieg and gave the premiere of Happy Melancholy

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We usually perform two concerts per year and also take part in collaborations with other groups, participate in workshops and organise a range of courses and other music-making activities. Read about our forthcoming programme of events.
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